Oct 21, 2012 7:30pm EDT
and offered beat guidance, ibm met expectations but missed on revenue and microsoft missed expectations. citi and goldman and morgan stanley came in ahead and bank of america did as well though its revenues fell short. it's an busy and important time for your portfolio and the economy for sure. here's ken rogoff, professor of economics at harvard. wonderful to have you back on the program, welcome. >> thank you, maria. >> tell us broadly what impact you think either candidate would have on the economy and you're not affiliated or advising either campaign, yes? >> i'm not. i mean, if they got their vision put in place, then i think they very different. my best guess is that congress will resist whichever candidate becomes president and will sort of continue to muddle along. but, i think broadly president obama puts much more emphasis on reducing unequality and governor romney puts more emphasis on growth. they tell you we want everything and governor romney might say something about inequality, but broadly speaking that implies probably somewhat forward growth under president obama, maybe not
Oct 21, 2012 5:30am PDT
expectations. >>> among financial, citi, and goldman came in but revenues fell short. it is a busy important time for your portfolio and the economy. what impact will they have? joining me with answers is ken rogoff, the professor of economics at harvard. wonderful to have you on the program. >> thank you, maria. >> as we get closer to the election, tell us what impact you think either can at this time would have on the economy. i know you are not afill yatd or advising either campaign, yes? >> i'm not. i mean, if they got their vision put in place, then i think they are very different. i have to say my best guest is the congress will resist whichever candidate becomes president and will sort of continue to muddle along. you know, i think broadly president obama puts much more emphasis on reducing inequality and governor romney puts more emphasis on growth. to tell you we want everything, reduce inequality and improve growth and governor romney may say something about inequality but it implies slower growth under president obama, maybe not for middle-income americans and faster growth under
Oct 28, 2012 5:30am PDT
index will report on home prices in 20 u.s. cities. on thursday we get auto sales numbers for october. on friday, the jobs report will be released. we will find out how many jobs the economy lost or gained in the last month. unemployment stands at 7.8% currently. finally today, a following security breach on sites like linkedin, yahoo and eharmony. they released the annual list of the most common worst passwords according to hackers who got them in the past. pass word, as a pass word and 123456 as another pass word. further down, monkey, trust no one, ashley and new this year jesus. if any of these are your passwords that you use, i hope i don't have to tell you what to do right now. that will do it for us today. thank you for joining me. america goes to the polling place to vote. we have the election issues covered here. keep it here where wall street meets main street. have a great week, everybody. i will see you again next weekend.